Caroline Ericsen Hogan

Female21 July 1831–8 December 1917

Brief Life History of Caroline Ericsen

When Caroline Ericsen Hogan was born on 21 July 1831, in Haugen, Bratsberg, Norway, her father, Eric Gautesson Midtboen Hogan, was 29 and her mother, Helga Knudsdatter, was 22. She married Christian Larsen Hyer on 23 November 1850, in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1848 and lived in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States in 1860 and Richmond, Cache, Utah, United States in 1880. She died on 8 December 1917, in Cove, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Richmond City Cemetery, Richmond, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Christian Larsen Hyer
Caroline Ericsen Hogan
Marriage: 23 November 1850
Caroline Hyer
Ann Hyer
Harriet Hyer
Christian Larsen Hyer Jr
Andrew Lars Hyer
Orson Hyer
Elizabeth Regene Hyer
Joseph Hyer
Ellen Hyer
Heber Paul Hyer
Brigham Hyer

Sources (27)

  • Caroline Hyer in household of Christian Hyer, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Caroline Hogan in entry for Ann Hyer Budge, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
  • Caroline Hyer, "United States Census, 1880"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 November 1850Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States
  • Children (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (13)

    +8 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Göta Canal opened.


    Age 17

    Historical Boundaries: 1848: Mexican Cession, United States 1850: Utah Territory, United States 1851: Davis, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Davis, Utah, United States


    Age 32

    Historical Boundaries: 1863: Cache, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Cache, Utah, United States

    Name Meaning

    Irish (Tipperary): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hÓgáin ‘descendant of Ógán’, a personal name from a diminutive of óg ‘young’, also meaning ‘young warrior’. In southern Ireland, some bearers claim descent from an uncle of Brian Boru, while in northern Ireland a surname of the same form was Anglicized as Hagan .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Story Highlight

    Caroline Hogan Hyer Pioneer women of faith

    IN: PIONEER WOMEN OF FAITH OF FORTITUDE VOL. 2 CAROLINE HOGAN HYER Birthdate: 21 July 1831 Haugen, Telemark, Norway Death: 8 Dec 1917 Cove, Cache Co., Utah Parents: Eric Gautesen Hogan & Hel …

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